disconformity


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disconformity

[‚dis·kən′fȯr·məd·ē]
(geology)
Unconformity between parallel beds or strata.
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The Permian-Triassic boundary located near Haftad Gholleh is an erosional unconformity or disconformity, as in other parts of Iran, where Permian sequences contain dolomitic limestone, shale and sandstone situated below the Triassic sequence at a disconformity.
Under this rule, P's basis in S must be reduced by the lesser of the stock's net positive investment adjustments and the disconformity amount.
The most dramatic disconformity is between sample 4 (OxA-13211) and its recorded position as being from the old land surface beneath the primary mound.
This is evidenced by the teachers' disconformity with bureaucratic standards (based on perceptions of injustice and inadequacy), such as the CSF and the funding criteria.
About the attempt to explain particular actions by invoking the ideal-type "human nature," Oakeshott writes: "Since 'human nature' here is a practice, its dispositional components are imperfectly specifiable and subscription to them is similarly indeterminate, allowing incalculable (but not necessarily unrecognizable) gradations of conformity and disconformity.
Mills, Does Disconformity in State Corporate Income Tax Systems Affect Compliance Cost Burdens?
54) Through this calculus of antagonism and traversal, it is evident that a greater degree of social disconformity yields a higher portion of individuality.
According to the current classification (Nestor 1995, 1997), the Mohkula Beds are included into the underlying Raikkula Stage (middle Llandovery, Nurmekund Formation) as they are separated from the rest of the Adavere Stage by a disconformity.
For most soil profiles described from auger holes, it is difficult to recognise features indicating deposition breaks or disconformity.
The traditional model treated a disconformity at the base of the channel sandstone as a rapid regression followed by a slow transgression.
4) Shortage of any devices, components and/or parts necessary for manufacturing operation and difficulties in material procurement arising out of such shortage, which could even lead to substantial disconformity with the operating results as expected herein.